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[kuh-lee-juh l, -jee-uh l; for 2 also kuh-lee-gee-uh l] /kəˈli dʒəl, -dʒi əl; for 2 also kəˈli gi əl/

of or characterized by the collective responsibility shared by each of a group of , with minimal supervision from above.
of or relating to a college
having authority or power shared among a number of people associated as colleagues

mid-14c., from Middle French collégial, from Latin collegialis, from collegium (see college). Related: Collegially; collegiality.


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